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Louisville Dance Team coach fired after allegedly taking $40,000 of team funds

Today in University-6, the Cards have fired dance team coach Todd Sharp after he reportedly took nearly $40,000 over a two-year period.

According to this letter of termination from UofL Athletic Director Vince Tyra, Sharp engaged in financial misconduct, taking the money meant for the team for himself:

You may remember Sharp from Lifetime’s reality show, “So Sharp,” which followed the Ladybirds. His spirit animal is J-Lo:

Just when you think they’re done with the scandals, here comes another one…

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15 responses to “Louisville Dance Team coach fired after allegedly taking $40,000 of team funds”

  1. Brad Gregory

    Is there any part of Louisville that isn’t corrupt?

    1. Bluebloodtoo

      Only the University…lol

    2. KYCat4EVER

      I hear ABC is going to broadcast a new show this spring staring the UofL Dance Team Coach serving time in prison for embezzling $40,000…

      It’s called….



  2. Brad Gregory

    Is there any part of UofL that isn’t corrupt?

    1. ClutchCargo

      Is this a trick question? Of course not!

  3. J-Dub421

    Embezzlement has apparently been the culture at U of L.

  4. Bluebloodtoo

    Wow, that was surprising. Not..

  5. ukjaybrat

    All the couches there are/were taking extra money “meant for the team” it’s how they get paid under the table

  6. kurofmi

    Everybody else was doing it !!

    1. zoupman

      Jim Ramsey took over 12 million and nothing has happened to him. Very sad he was able to get away with stealing.

  7. davisfeathers

    imo there salerys are stealing if the first place forreal

  8. RealCatsFan

    Gotta give Tyra credit for coming in and cleaning house. It appears that he means business and is not going to put up with the shenanigans that took place under turtleneck and bologna head.

    1. StillBP

      meh…congrats, Tyra, on doing what you’re supposed to do as a decent human being.

  9. Wilfred Smith

    At least it was “fiscal misconduct” instead of “physical misconduct” – amirite?

  10. Bigblueswami

    The firings should have started with the man’s barber